Monthly Archives: March 2014

Nature and its Symbols by Lucia Impelluso

Nature and Its Symbols by Lucia Impelluso This book was given to me by some very dear friends, who knew that I would totally eat up a book dedicated to symbolism… What I love about this book is that it covers seven different categories, from plants to aquatic animals. Though my favorite section is the […]

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The Artist’s Garden at Vétheuil by Claude Monet: Session 2

{progress at the end of the day} Last week, I was back at the NGA working on this copy. {progress at the beginning of the day} Once seeing the painting again with fresh eyes, I realized I needed to rework the sky some before getting back to middle-ground area where all the sunflowers are in […]

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Spring Snow

We had another day of snow here in Northern Virginia. It was beautiful all day… snowflakes coming down, with some accumulation. Naomi was in heaven playing in the white stuff… Hopefully tomorrow will be sunny and spring will be back on its way…

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National Flower Day

Happy Friday my friends! Today is National Flower Day and in celebration, I have some spring flowers from last year to share… I cannot wait until the weather warms up and the flowers begin to burst into life. Here are some flower themed links to get inspired for the season… My Pinterest Board on Flower […]

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The Artist’s Garden at Vétheuil by Claude Monet: Session 1

Last week I began a new copy at the NGA, this time The Artist’s Garden at Vétheuil by Claude Monet. I enjoyed copying the post-impressionist painting by Van Gogh so much, I thought I would challenge myself by once again painting in a style that is not quite what I personally strive for with my […]

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